Now that October is fast approaching, I am feeling slightly plaid-crazy. And by slightly, I mean all about it. Nothing looks more like the picture of fall to me than some crisp tartan freshness. But why stop at pleated skirts and cozy coats?
The genius of Myriam Schaefer lies in the fact that both her appeal and aesthetic are underestimated, but it’s possible this bucket bag will change that.
Fashion Month is winding down, but some of the best shows are still to come, including my beloved Valentino.
Don’t underestimate the bare looks of this saddle bag. Its streamlined simplicity is most deceiving. I have a Ralph Lauren Collection saddle bag and while I love it, this updated, improved version includes all the details mine lacks, keeping it from reaching perfection.
While it’s not at all unusual for brands to use hardware to identify their work, McQ does this with more than the average buckle or stud. The razor blade is the company signature, and here it’s been inverted so that the negative space in the center (see below to get a better idea) becomes the YT’s simple key-shaped accent.
It’s easy to get so wrapped up in Karl Lagerfeld’s stunning work for Chanel and Fendi that we forget he has his own eponymous line. But he does, and it’s pretty desirable in its own right, especially the Spring ’15 collection.